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How To Recover Deleted Telegram Channel

By Pranab Sen

✎ Key Takes:

» To recover deleted Telegram messages, try checking your mobile storage under the Telegram folder or accessing the ‘Saved Messages’ section within the Telegram app.
» If you’ve deleted your Telegram account three times and face an error preventing re-creation with the same number, create a new account with a different number and then use the option to change the account number back to the original one to resolve the issue.

How to Recover Deleted Telegram Account:

If you have deleted your Telegram account three times then you might see an error like you cannot create again for a few days but you can do that if you just follow a few simple steps.

telegram account error

In order to recover the deleted Telegram account and restore it again,

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: You will need a new mobile number or you can use the ‘Text Now‘ app to get a free number.

you can use the 'Text Now' app to get a free

Step 2: After, that open your Telegram and create an account and verify with the new number.

Step 3: Just move to Settings>Advanced and then Change Number.

Just move to Settings
Advanced telegram
change number on telegram

Step 4: Now put the new number that Telegram was restricting to start again and the account setup is now completed.

This is how you can recover the deleted Telegram account in just a few minutes and the number used at first is free to use again as the account shifted to the old number.

Telegram Channel Recovery:

You can take several methods that you can take to recover the deleted messages from Telegram and herein you can take these steps to try recovering your Telegram messages including videos, images, and documents.

1. Contact Telegram for Recovering Data

The final option is to recover the Telegram data from Telegram itself. Telegram may store your data on its server but could be a bit hard to find the data deleted by you even after a long time.

For that, you can just contact the Telegram team inquiring about the deleted messages recovery from your Telegram account and they will soon reply to you to let you know.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Just open the Telegram contact form.

contact tele team

Step 2: Provide details and describe the issue that you want to recover the account data & send.

Soon Telegram team will revert you back letting you know the possibilities.

2. From Cache

If you’re on your Telegram app and deleted a few messages then you might be wondering about the ways that could restore back the message or at least see those ones. The method here can show up the deleted ones if they have been deleted most recently from your Telegram app.

To view the deleted messages from Telegram on your phone,

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First, go to your ‘Files‘ on your mobile storage, you will be looking at the cache folder of Telegram to view the deleted data.


Step 2: Now, tap on the ‘SD card’ folder and then Android>>data and tap on the ‘org.telegram.messenger‘.

cache folder

Step 3: Open the folder that is the most recent cache file that can display the messages if the data is deleted.

Hope this method might work for you in a few instances.

3. Saved Messages section to find Messages

Another method to see the deleted messages from Telegram is just by looking at the ‘Saved Messages‘ section on your Telegram. As you know Telegram comes with an archive option that shows ‘Saved Messages‘ and there you can pin some of your important chat messages and see them while you need to view them.

To view the deleted messages from Telegram chat,

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First, open your Telegram app and tap on the ‘three lines‘ icon.

Telegram app and tap onto the 'three lines' icon

Step 2: From the list, tap on the ‘Saved messages‘ option to see the messages.

tap on the 'Saved messages

Step 3: Now, you can see the saved messages on the Telegram app if that is deleted from the chat.

This might work if you’ve saved any messages previously.

4. Looking into the Telegram folder in Storage

If you’re looking for Telegram messages from your mobile that you’ve deleted then look into the folder on your mobile storage and check if there are any images or videos present.

Although upon deleting the messages from Telegram, will delete this also from the storage folder but in the exception of cases, you may see the messages.

To see the messages on Telegram that are deleted from the app,

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: First of all, go to your ‘My Files‘ section on your mobile.

go to your 'My Files' section on your mobile

Step 2: Next, find the folder named ‘Telegram‘ app in the storage folder.

find the folder named 'Telegram' app

Step 3: There you might see Telegram messages like images, videos, documents, etc. Once you open the folder you will see the files there if the file is deleted from the app meanwhile.

File manager-telegram

That’s the simple method you can try to find the deleted messages from phone storage.

How To Recover Deleted Telegram Channel:

If you are the admin of the Telegram group, you can recover the deleted messages within 48 hours of deletion.

To recover deleted messages from a Telegram Group:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open the Telegram Group in which you want to recover the messages.

Open the Telegram Group

Step 2: If you are having a Laptop or Desktop, you will find the three-dot option at the top-right portion of the screen.

you will find the three-dot

Step 3: Tap on the Manage group Option.

Tap on the Manage Group Option

Step 4: Head on to the Reactions.

 Head on to the Recent action

You will be able to check deleted messages from the Telegram Group.

Can I Recover the Deleted Telegram Channel that you left off?

If you left a channel still you can see it from the search. But if that is not on your search, you can find it with a method and join it again. If you look at the channel you will see there are no administrators on the channel and once you rejoin the channel or group you will be set as an administrator automatically.


In order to restore the Telegram channel created by you,

  • Make sure you have the invite link present on that channel (if copied before), if not search the channel directly.
  • Once you have the link, tap on it and you will see that you’ve joined.
telegram channel recover link
  • You will be set as administrator automatically after you rejoin the channel.

This was the simple method to restore your Telegram channel.

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